(redirected from horizontality)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Financial, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

horizontal dance

The act of sexual intercourse. My brother spends his weekends cruising the bars around town in hopes of doing the horizontal dance with someone.
See also: dance, horizontal

horizontal dancing

Sexual intercourse. My brother spends his weekends cruising the bars around town in hopes of taking part in some horizontal dancing.
See also: dance, horizontal

horizontal jogging

Sexual intercourse. My brother spends his weekends cruising the bars around town in hopes of going for some horizontal jogging.
See also: horizontal, jog

go for a horizontal jog

To engage in sexual intercourse. My brother spends his weekends cruising the bars around town in hopes of going for a horizontal jog.
See also: horizontal, jog

horizontal mambo

The act of sexual intercourse. My brother spends his weekends cruising the bars around town in hopes of doing the horizontal mambo with someone.
See also: horizontal, mambo

horizontal refreshments

slang Sexual intercourse. A: "Did you two have horizontal refreshments last night?" B: "Well that's a personal question!"

horizontal engineering

Taking a nap. I need to go back to the dorm and do some horizontal engineering—I'm exhausted.
See also: horizontal


mod. alcohol intoxicated. Stewed? No, he’s totally horizontal!

horizontal hula

n. copulation. (Contrived.) She wanted to do some of that horizontal hula.
See also: horizontal

horizontal engineering

Old college slang for taking a nap.
See also: horizontal
References in periodicals archive ?
Indeed, this paper has also demonstrated the damaging effects that institutionalisation can have on practices of encounter, most clearly exemplified in the decline of the GA as a space of horizontality and articulation of power-to.
One other question arises at this point, besides the aspects of verticality and horizontality.
The two curving sides of this figure keep opening out in a way that is potentially infinite, even if any given point along one of these curving lines is always equidistant from its corresponding point on the vertical line that bisects the apex of the curve and its corresponding point on the horizontal line that is perpendicular to that bisecting line and passes through the apex--although here the dimensions of verticality and horizontality are interchangeable.
This context of horizontality makes it clear that there is a wide-open panorama of potential customers, including individuals (houses, large estates, garages), commercial customers (hotels, warehouses, banks, shopping centres), security and defence forces (police, civil guard, Ministry of Defence), communication hubs (railway, underground railway, and bus stations; airports), power stations (nuclear power stations, solar power farms, fuel storage depots), which provide a wide range of business opportunities.
When the circle takes place in the court the principles of voluntariness (informed consent), confidentiality and horizontality are respected, and those involved can have the assistance of a lawyer, both during the hearing and the circle, if they so desire.
In the collective construction process of interdisciplinary work, it is fundamental to consider the role of each professional in the team, understanding the potentials and limitations of each subject area, without hierarchical judgement, (12) representing the horizontality of power relations, a characteristic that is capable of enhancing group activities and the democracy process in decision making.
As soon as authoritarianism breaks down, and a process of democratisation begins, the vertical model is over and you enter a period of horizontality in which the opinions of the people - in this instance, ordinary Arabs - will matter.
In this new era of horizontality, Reynolds says, we don't move backward and forward, we move sideways.
Some of the jugs were circled with uneven rings that emphasised the horizontality of the pieces; others were drizzled with glazes that went along with their essential verticality; some had both horizontal and vertical elements; some had handles that branched a bit, like twigs; and, in some, the markings called attention to the spouts, making them look as if they were speaking.
This new kind of bonds of more freedom and horizontality between parents and children, adults and children seems to have generated new developments but paradoxicaliy, at the same time new conflicts.
In support of legalization, she considers its brief and unhappy history, common foundations, the content of duties and horizontality, and social rights and the foreign needy.
The final Constitution cleared up these ambiguities, and carried horizontality even further: the Bill of Rights was made binding on natural persons 'if, and to the extent that [a right] is applicable, taking into account the nature of the right and the nature of any duty imposed by the right' (Section 8.
New ways of doing politics, based on plurality, diversity, horizontality, on the idea that state power is important but only one of the multiple dimensions of the necessary social transformations that occur (not after capturing the Winter Palace but here and now), have been created worldwide over the last two decades.
And she wants to start a phase of horizontality," the success of which depends on factors such as whom she starts dialogue with first, how she constructs a political-social coalition," added Urcuyo.
I then discuss the need for horizontality, which is a very different concept from "co-ordination.